Veterans gone but not forgotten

SPECIAL SERVICE: Mount Gambier RSL president Bob Sandow, Joan Hardiman and Australian army Lieutenant Colonel Brenton Gasteen paid tribute to fallen Australians who fought in the Boer War.

AN INTIMATE gathering of around 30 people paid their respects to those who fought in South Africa between 1899 and 1902 at the Boer War Memorial in Mount Gambier yesterday morning.

Wreaths were laid at the foot of the granite, white marble and stone memorial on Bay Road in remembrance of the Australians and South Africans who fought in the conflict.

Around 600 Australians made the ultimate sacrifice.

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